Russian Man Drowns at Phuket Beach

Phuket –

A Russian man drowned at a beach in Thalang.

Emergency responders were notified of the incident at the Surin Beach in Cherng Talay on Sunday (June 16th). They arrived at the beach to find a foreign man who was pulled up from the sea by lifeguards. He was rushed to the Thalang Hospital.

The Thalang Police told the Phuket Express that the foreign man was later identified only as Mr. ALEKSEI, 64, Russian national. A doctor later confirmed that the Russian man sadly died from drowning.

Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for five years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.